DROMORE DIOCESAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY Monday 14th JUNE 2021: @7:30pm The Society will host an online lecture by Anthony entitled “John Mitchel – Less revolutionary than the average English shopkeeper”. Retired from Anglia Ruskin University, Anthony Russell is the author of ‘Between Two Flags: John Mitchel & Jenny Verner’ (Merrion Press). Access to the event will […]
SEPTEMBER 28th -29th 2019 Both Federations met in the Ancient City of Armagh for what turned out to be a great weekend. Blessed by the fine weather, Armagh presented its own unique history dating back to the time of St. Patrick. On Saturday morning we spent the time absorbing the history “on the hill” […]
We have just published our new Federation Journal and it is now available to anyone who may wish to purchase a copy. As always, it is a quality publication full of interesting historical articles on a variety of subjects, contains Society News from around the country and also reports on Federation activities. The journal has […]
The timetable for the Autumn Seminar taking place Saturday 16th November 2019 at the Harbour Hotel Galway. All are welcome.
This year’s Federation of Local History Societies Autumn Seminar will be on the theme of the War of Independence and will be held in Galway on Saturday 16th November. Marking the centenary of the conflict which began in early 1919 and slowly developed throughout that year. By the years end, Britain’s response and Winston Churchill’s […]
22nd -27th April 2018 by Larry Breen This year we returned to the Midlands of England and it proved to be a great choice with fifty two people on board making up our merry band of local historians. We were delighted to welcome our great friends from Ulster who totalled twelve in number. Twenty one […]
Written by Doreen Mc Bride NORTHERN PERSPECTIVE Group at Sherwood Forest At the invitation of our good friends in FLHS, representatives from five societies, namely, Banbridge HS, Craigavon HS, Stuartstown HS, West Belfast HS and Bronte Society- NI Branch joined the group of local historians from all over the Island of Ireland to visit together […]
Federation of Local History Societies AGM Weekend 2018 Sligo 18th to 20th May 2018 The Federation of Local History Societies Annual General Meeting will be held in Sligo in 2018. We will be staying in the four-star Radisson Blu Hotel in the countryside just a five-minute drive from the centre of Sligo on the road […]